Kauai 2019 – Travel Day

Last year, when I visited Hawai’i – the Big Island – i heard from a few people that I should visit Kauai – The Garden Island of Hawai’i. I put it on the list.  On New Year’s Day this year, I went one of my favorite hikes and was a bit introspective as I sat … [Read more…]

Grind my own meatballs!

As long as I have had my KitchenAid mixer, I have eyeballed the different attachments. The first attachment I obtained was the pasta attachment; a roller and two cutters – which I have used many times. Fresh pasta cooks so much faster. I had mixed feelings about the grinder attachment. I didn’t really think I … [Read more…]

2019

This morning I went on a hike on my favorite trail, Potomac Regional Overlook Trail. It was relatively warm day for early January and I wanted to start the new year right. The ground was muddy from all the rain we had in the last couple days and the stream was a little more full … [Read more…]

My first souse vid steak

For Christmas, I received a WiFi connectable Souse Vid machine. Souse Vid cooking always seemed weird to me – stick something in simmering water for a couple hours only then to finish it off in another way because the piece of meat comes out looking gray. Weird. And the time… 48 minutes to pre-heat, 2 … [Read more…]

Wubba

When Mom and Dad decide it is time to separate, there is always the discussion of how to share the kids. (See: me.) This, of course, isn’t limited to small humans – which, I imagine, adds a layer of complexity that so far above my ability to understand.  Still, a human childless couple that has … [Read more…]